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  • September 30, 2010

    WeNews: The U.N.'s special representative on sexual violence in conflict is currently in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to identify perpetrators who raped hundreds of women two months ago. At the same time, a women's activist from the DRC...

  • September 17, 2010

    Salon: Images of a sixteen year old girl being gang-raped were posted on Facebook by one of her male attackers.  The photos were viewed, shared and reposted numerous times, and created an online culture of "blaming the victim" in a...

  • September 17, 2010

    Violence Policy Center: A new report details a state-by-state comparison of the number of women murdered by men with Nevada ranking first in the nation, with a rate of 2.96 victims per 100,000 women. Ranked behind Nevada were: #2 Vermont, #3 Alabama...

  • September 16, 2010

     CNN:  "According to the...

  • September 13, 2010

    UN: In Haiti, there has been a rise in gender and sexual violence since January's earthquake made over a million people homeless.  The United Nations has launched a new program to prevent rape and sexual assault in Haiti that includes training...

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At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically.  Republican politicians are becoming more vocal...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 2:00pm
Let’s try something. What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear “gun violence?” OK, what’s the second? Were either of those words “women?” In...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:42pm
Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Director of Research and Programs, was interviewed by Pasadena public radio KPCC on March 19th. AirTalk host Larry Mantle explored the controversy over reauthorizing the...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 3:42pm
Today is the culmination of the Nobel Women's Inititative's conference to end sexual violence in conflict.  And how appropriate--they are ending it with a day of action!  Love it. ...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 10:38am
Today marks the beginning of the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s Conference on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict. This three-day conference gathers over 100 women—including Nobel...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 2:41pm

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